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Information Security Specialist

  1. United States
  1. Contract
Competitive
  1. Life Sciences
23-02-2024
32676
Information Security Specialist - Contract/Perm - Seattle/Hybrid 

Are you looking for your next contract, and fancy the opportunity to work in Seattle? Our client, a global biotechnology organisation, are recruiting for a Information Security Specialist to join their team in the construction of their new biopharmaceutical production plant. This new build facility will be vital vehicle in helping our client continue global access to life changing therapeutics.


Your key responsibilities:
  • Ensuring that the agreed information security guidelines are communicated to the target groups and trained (together with HR),
  • Maintaining policies and regulations regarding information security,
  • Advising other department representatives on all information security issues,
  • Performing Information Security audits and risk assessments (in projects, within the audit plan)
  • Supporting customer security assessments and performing supplier security assessments,
  • Addressing specific topics within the ISO 27001 scope, e. g. Identity & Access Management, Asset Management as well as works in ISMS certification programs,
  • Initiating and controlling the implementation of information security measures,
  • Initiating and coordinating target group-oriented awareness and training measures on the topic of information security,
  • Taking the lead in analyzing and following up on information security incidents,
  • Advising IT on the (IT) security architecture and secure processes in IT operations.

Your ideal qualifications:
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Business Administration, Information Technology, or a related field or an equivalent qualification,
  • Sound professional working experience in a large-scale Information Security Governance environment, including practical years of acting in global information security organisations and belonging teams, ideally in a high regulated field such as pharmaceuticals, biotech, or healthcare,
  • Profound technical knowledge of security technologies as well as of enterprise IT Security solutions,
  • Profound experience in Security monitoring / Security Operations Centre (SOC)
  • Thrives on change, showing an ability to develop the information’s security constantly forward,
  • Experience in leading projects in terms of design and assessment of information security structures and processes,
  • A proven track record in dealing with complex information security & change projects and meeting conflicting situations and crisis scenarios,
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-moving information security landscape and keep pace with latest concepts, new security challenges and cyber threats,
  • Excellent knowledge of security management systems and respective standards (ISO 27001, NIST, CIS, GMP),
  • Industry certifications such as PMP, ITIL, Agile,
  • Industry certifications such as ISO 27001 Lead Auditor, CISSP, CISM, SANS, GSEC etc. would be ideal,
  • Proficiency in verbal and written communication in English would be an advantage.

 If this role is of interest to you, please apply now! 


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